More importantly, how do we begin to undo the damage that the Apu stereotype has caused for millions of Desis not just in America, but around the world? And if it’s generally accepted that blackface is inappropriate and racist, then why the hell is Apu still a thing?
“In spite of this being a terrifying monster story and a cautionary tale about messing with the very fabric of our time and space, Stranger Things 2 was far more life-affirming and by the end worlds less bleak than its predecessor.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, November 2017.
And while Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise is interesting and different from Tim Curry’s iconic one, he is not enough to redeem this movie.
“Impeaching Trump could actually set off a stream of unmanageable events.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, August 2017.
“The Dark Tower is easily the largest step I’ve ever seen in a fantasy sci-fi film towards equitable representation on screen — other than the new Star Wars installments.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, August 2017.